With SAN/SSO installed, Synthetic backup fails on the secondary server with "Final error: 0xe0000904 - An error occurred while retrieving catalog information."


Running a Synthetic job on the secondary SAN/SSO server fails with error (V-79-57344-2308) - Final error: 0xe0000904 - An error occurred while retrieving catalog information.


Error Message

Completed status: Failed
Final error: 0xe0000904 - An error occurred while retrieving catalog information.
Final error category: Backup Media Errors

For additional information regarding this error refer to link V-79-57344-2308.  



This issue occurs because the catalogs are centralized on the primary SSO server and they do not exist on the secondary SSO server.  This is by design whne in a SAN/SSO configuration.



Run synthetic jobs from the primary SAN/SSO server.


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